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ERIC Number: ED280861
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Apr
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Developing a Framework for the Elicitation and Analysis of Teachers' Verbal Reports.
Calderhead, James
Research on teaching has recently focused on the cognitive aspects of teachers' work, using a variety of verbal report procedures. It is argued that the models implicit in this research frequently underestimate the complexity of teachers' professional thinking and that teachers' verbal report data reveal characteristics of teaching which research on teachers' cognitions fails to acknowledge. It is suggested that a closer examination of the nature of verbal reports and of their status, and a more critical examination of the models that have been brought to the investigation of teachers' thinking, is required in order to lead to any conceptual advance in this area. (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (San Francisco, CA, April 16-20, 1986).